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Launched to Sea

Port Canaveral
March 17, 2013

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A big Disney Cruise bus picked us up in the morning and drove us to the eastern edge of Florida, to the place where we used to send rockets to the moon and space shuttles into orbit. Now it launches building-sized boats out into the Bahamas and the Caribbean. Still, from the pool deck you can see way out on the horizon the old gantries and mammotth hangars where those space vehicles once prepped for their journeys.

We chose an interior cabin this time, for its Magic Porthole: a screen showing the forward view -- a Carnaval ship steaming out ahead of us in this picture -- occasionally interrupted by Aladdin and Jasmine flying by on a magic carpet or Hook and Smee trying to stay ahead of the Crocodile.